BMW ActiveHybrid X6
MPG: 19 City / 23 Hwy
The ActiveHybrid X6 is BMW's powerful new Sports Activity Coupe with full hybrid drive. This unique 4-door, 4-passenger vehicle now combines dynamic performance and BMW's xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system with enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. The ActiveHybrid X6 is powered by a 400-hp 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with direct fuel injection; the gasoline engine is augmented by two integrated electric motors and a high-performance battery, yielding a system net power of 480 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque.
BMW ActiveHybrid 750
MPG: 26 City / 17 Hwy
The BMW 7-series is the pinnacle of BMW sedans. A big luxury sedan that is loaded with state-of-the-art technology to keep you safe on today's roads. The rear-wheel drive 750i and long-wheelbase 750Li ActiveHybrid are powered by a direct-injection, 440-hp 4.4-liter, twin-turbo V8 that is combined with a 20-hp/155 lb.ft. electric motor to provide a maximum system output of 455-hp and 515 lb.ft. of torque. The electric motor is sandwiched between the engine and the new eight-speed automatic transmission. A 126-volt lithium-ion battery provides the power for the electric motor.
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
MPG: 21 City / 22 Hwy
The 2010 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid combines all the style and utility of the Escalade and the luxury and presence of a Cadillac with an advanced 2-Mode power train for real fuel savings. Available as a 4x2 or 4x4 the Escalade Hybrid 2-mode hybrid system conserves energy by using an electrically variable transmission, a 300-volt storage system and a 332-hp 6.0L Vortec V8 engine with Active Fuel Management. The nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery includes an 8 year/100,000 mile warranty.
Lexus RX 450h
MPG: 32 City / 28 Hwy
The Lexus RX 450h is the newest version of the first full hybrid luxury utility vehicle. This crossover is impressively smooth, comfortable, responsive in all driving situations and flexible when it comes to hauling people or cargo. As a full hybrid, the RX 450h can operate in electric only, gas engine only, or combine the power of both. The 3.5-liter V6 gas engine and electric motors provide a combined 295-hp. The hybrid drivetrain is said to offer V8 performance with four-cylinder fuel economy. All that power is fed through a six-speed Multi-mode automatic transmission with sequential shift control.
Lexus HS 250h
MPG: 35 City / 34 Hwy
Lexus has introduced a new luxury hybrid model for 2010, the HS 250h. The HS 250h is a luxury hybrid sedan with seating for five. It is available in two trims; Base and Premium. As a hybrid, the powertrain features a four-cylinder engine and electric motor which combined generate 187-hp. The power is sent through an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (ECVT) to the front wheels. The powertrain can operate in four drive modes: Normal, Power, Eco and EV (electric only).
Lexus GS 450h
MPG: 22 City / 25 Hwy
The GS 450h's hybrid powertrain includes a 3.5-liter V6 capable of yielding 292 horsepower. This engine, combined with two electric motors, brings the GS 450h's total horsepower to 340. Standard features include automatic climate control, power moonroof, parking assist with rear camera, adaptive variable suspension, adaptive front lighting system, SmartAccess keyless entry, Bluetooth wireless connnectivity, genuine wood trim and a premium six-disc audio system.
Lexus LS 600h
MPG: 22 City / 20 Hwy
Lexus takes technology and luxury far beyond current standards with its clean and powerful LS 600h, hybrid sedan. Erasing any doubts about the power potential of hybrid drive systems, the LS 600h produces a combined 430-hp from its 5.0-liter V8 engine and an electric motor hybrid powertrain. This power is sent to all four wheels via an electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Despite this power, the car is rated as a Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle 2. Additionally, the hybrid powertrain results in a drive even quieter and softer than the already quiet Lexus cabin.
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Lincoln's new MKZ Hybrid has dynamic American luxury styling combined with the environmentally friendly efficient hybrid system from the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The front-wheel drive MKZ Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine in combination with an electric motor and a nickel-metal hydride battery, for a combined system rating of 191 horsepower. To link the gas engine and electric motor together, a continuously variable transmission, also known as a CVT, is used to optimally match the power and gearing.
Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid
MPG: 19 City / 16 Hwy
The S-Class stable includes the S550 (available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive), S600, S63, S65 and new for 2010, the S400 Hybrid. Virtually every comfort and convenience item comes standard, with a huge option list that allows the owner to personalize their vehicle. Safety features include multiple airbags, stability control, tire pressure monitoring and Pre-Safe accident-readiness. The top-of-the-line S600 is powered by a twin-turbo V12 engine mated to a heavy-duty five-speed automatic.